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Essie Protein Base Coat

Essie

Protein Base Coat

Item #: 2091176 Size: 0.5 oz

Helps strengthen and protect the nail while leaving a smooth finish. Wheat Protein enriches healthy nails for strength and elasticity. Protein Base Coat extends the duration of a manicure.
Apply to clean natural nails as a base coat
Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Propyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Tosyalmide, Formaldehyde Resin, Dibutyl Phthalate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Polyester Resin, Hydrated Silica, Camphor, Stearalkonium Hectorite, Benzophenone 1, Titanium Dioxide, Hydrolyzed Collagen

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EssieProtein Base Coat
 
4.4

(based on 62 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (43)
  • Fast drying (38)
  • Long lasting (33)
  • Good applicator brush (30)
  • Good value (22)

Cons

  • Chips easily (3)
  • Strong smell (3)

Best Uses

  • Base coat (39)
  • Any time (26)
  • Weekly (6)
  • Professional settings (5)
  • Special occasions (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic style (33), Natural (21), Manicure/pedicure addict (17), Trendy style (12), Professional (7)

Reviewed by 62 customers

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5.0

i would buy again

By miranda

from new york

About Me Natural

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to Apply
  • Fast Drying
  • Gentle Formula
  • Good Applicator Brush
  • Good Value
  • Great Color
  • Long Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Any Time

    Comments about Essie Protein Base Coat:

    this base coat is so good for my nails that split and break the basecoat keeps it strong and you can wear it alone, because it has a natural white tint. love Essie nail products.

     
    5.0

    Love it!

    By Bex

    from Flint, Mi

    About Me Manicure/Pedicure Addict, Professional

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Applicator Brush
    • Long Lasting

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Base Coat

      Comments about Essie Protein Base Coat:

      Great base coat!

       
      4.0

      slight white finish

      By colleenmarlis

      from Casper, Wy

      About Me Classic, Natural

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Apply
      • Fast Drying
      • Gentle Formula
      • Good Applicator Brush

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Any Time
        • Base Coat

        Comments about Essie Protein Base Coat:

        I've used other nail proteins that paint on clear. This one has a white appearance that is benign with one coat, but not sure I like it with two coats. I do however like how it applies and it seems to last well. Essie does have other nail protein type products that I will try. All in all I do like the Essie products.

         
        4.0

        Great product!

        By Scotty girl

        from Statesboro, Georgia

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fast Drying
        • No Harsh Chemical Smell

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Essie Protein Base Coat:

            Love the way it goes on my nails.
            Really does fill in ridges in nails!

             
            4.0

            so far so good have only used it once I have to give it time

            By Marilyn

            from Glendale, Ca

            About Me Classic

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy to Apply

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Base Coat

              Comments about Essie Protein Base Coat:

              base coat

               
              5.0

              looks good with out polish

              By Red

              from Cleveland, Ohio

              About Me Classic, Natural

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to Apply
              • Fast Drying
              • Good Applicator Brush
              • Good Value
              • Great Color
              • Long Lasting

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Any Time
                • Base Coat

                Comments about Essie Protein Base Coat:

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                5.0

                "I would buy this product again and again

                By nella

                from south africa george western cape

                About Me DIY Nail Artist, Natural

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Easy to Apply
                • Fast Drying
                • Long Lasting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Any Time

                  Comments about Essie Protein Base Coat:

                  it makes my nails very strong and flexible i love it

                   
                  5.0

                  Basically a good product.

                  By Kim the Health Nut

                  from Glassboro, NJ

                  About Me Classic, Professional

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy to Apply
                  • Fast Drying
                  • Gentle Formula
                  • Good Applicator Brush
                  • Good Value

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Base Coat

                    Comments about Essie Protein Base Coat:

                    It works well with my nail color, making my home manicure look professional.

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    2.0

                    Essie is my favorite polish

                    By Dee

                    from Mesa, AZ

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy to Apply

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Essie Protein Base Coat:

                        It appeared dry. I did my nails at 3P. Went to bed at 9P but woke up in the morning with lines in my nails.

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        I have found a new staple for my nail are purchases.

                        By SusanKay

                        from Beckley, WV. 25801

                        About Me Classic, Manicure/Pedicure Addict, Natural

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy to Apply
                        • Fast Drying
                        • Gentle Formula
                        • Good Applicator Brush
                        • Good Value
                        • Great Color
                        • Long Lasting

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Any Time
                          • Base Coat
                          • Nail Art/Design
                          • Professional Settings
                          • Special Occasions

                          Comments about Essie Protein Base Coat:

                          My nails are dehydrated by some medications, thus causing some aggravation. This Essie product has proven to rehydrate my most problem nail quickly. I use it as a base coat, and am quite pleased.

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